DATASET

Floods in Sabaragamuwa/West, Sri Lanka (2017-05-31)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2017-05-31 10:33:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-05-24 18:30:00
Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Monsoon rains caused severe flooding and mudslides in western and southern Sri Lanka. The death toll has climbed to more than 200 with 94 people still missing in the country’s worst torrential rains since 2003 that displaced nearly half a million people.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 5
Grading products: 0

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Floods in Sabaragamuwa/West, Sri Lanka (2017-05-31). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/72a32520-6cef-4112-9dc6-ddea92b8cb29

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Mapping Emergency Management Rapid Mapping Sri Lanka Copernicus EMS EMSR205 Copernicus Service Flood Emergency LKA

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR205]: Floods in Sabaragamuwa/West, Sri Lanka (2017-05-31)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2017-05-31
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR205 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/72a32520-6cef-4112-9dc6-ddea92b8cb29
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